Day four of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) end of the year awards for the 2011 MLB season and now we know who is the winner of the NL Cy Young Award for the 2011 season.
The BBWAA voters decided that 23-year-old Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers was their choice as the winner of the 2011 Cy Young.
Kershaw, who’s been compared to a young Sandy Koufax, was 21-5 with a 2.28 ERA in 33 starts. He had five complete games, two of which were shutouts. He also struck out 248 in just 233.1 innings.
Next up in the BBWAA awards will be the AL MVP which will be presented next Monday, November 21st. The final award of the season will be the NL MVP that will be awarded on Tuesday, November 22nd.
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|NL Cy Young voting totals|
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